Digging for hidden gems – France

France is the most visited country not just in Europe, but the entire world! It welcomes around 90,000,000 visitors through its borders each year! It is not hard to see why when you consider The Eiffel Tower and The Louver Museum draws tourists to Paris in the north. While golden beaches and the Mediterranean SeaContinue reading “Digging for hidden gems – France”

What EU state is furthest from the mainland?

Europe is the earth’s second-smallest continent. It has around 742 million inhabitants throughout 50 sovereign states and 6 dependencies, spread across an area of around 10.18 million km². It is home to the world’s largest island, Greenland, the world’s smallest country the Vatican, and home to part of the world’s largest country, Russia. From the northern lightsContinue reading “What EU state is furthest from the mainland?”

Halloween, prime time for dark tourists (Part 2)

CATABOMBS OF PARIS WHERE IS IT: Paris, France. WHY VISIT THERE: These underground ossuaries hold the remains of over 6 million people down here. The dark and narrow mazelike tunnels are lined with human remains giving for an uneasy atmosphere. Once you sense the eerie sounds of the neverending tunnels and feel the cold draftsContinue reading “Halloween, prime time for dark tourists (Part 2)”

The best second cities to visit in Europe

10. Antwerp – Belgium’s capital of cool known as the city of diamonds is located in the Flemish region of Belgium. The old city formed by the 16th Century fortifications has many narrow, winding streets with beautiful old gothic buildings. The city centre is dominated by magnificent stone steeples and its medieval house museum. AntwerpContinue reading “The best second cities to visit in Europe”

The Notre Dame will be restored to its original design

On April 15th, 2019, at around 18:20, the iconic and much loved Notre Dame was stuck with fire and ultimately crumbled to the ground. As hard as it was to take any positives from such a tragic event, there was one or two. The main being miraculously nobody received any life-threatening injuries, which is aContinue reading “The Notre Dame will be restored to its original design”